Benefits of Nutmeg

Nutmeg is a spice from the seeds of Myristica fragrance, a tropical evergreen tree from Indonesia. Nutmeg is rich in antioxidants which help in preventing cellular damage. It protects against chronic diseases too. Nutmeg is capable of inhibiting certain inflammatory enzymes and hence it reduces inflammation.

A study found that nutmeg extract demonstrated powerful antibacterial effects against these and other bacteria, including Porphyromonas gingivalis. These bacteria can cause cavities and gum inflammation.

Due to its pungent fragrance and sweet taste, it is used in cuisines around the world. Nutmeg oil can act as an analgesic and a chronic pain reliever. It relives Insomnia and It also promotes digestion. It improves brain health since it is connected with neuroprotective properties. Nutmeg extracts clearly showed an antidepressant activity. It is used in treating liver disorders.